No. 13 Fonda-Fultonville’s playoff ride will carry into the Section 2 Class B girls basketball semifinals following a 55-39 quarterfinal victory over No. 5 Schalmont Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Tamarac High School.
After clinging to a two-point halftime lead, the Braves gradually pulled away from the Sabres to advance into Tuesday’s semifinal against top-seeded Tamarac, which fended off Hudson 52-47.
Abigail Lombardoni made four three-pointers and finished with 27 points for Fonda-Fultonville, while Lyndsay Lombardoni contributed 10 points. Payton Graber netted 26 points for Schalmont.
The Tamarac-Hudson quarterfinal game was billed as a battle between two of Class B’s top players – Tamarac’s Emily Erickson and Hudson’s Deja Beauford. However, it was Tamarac’s supporting cast that made the difference, as the Bengals had nine players enter the scoring column to Hudson’s seven players. Continue reading “Section 2 Class B girls basketball playoffs: Fonda-Fultonville continues its run with victory over Schalmont”
No. 5 Schalmont avenged an earlier loss to Watervliet by defeating the No. 12 Cannoneers 42-35 Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Section 2 Class B girls basketball playoffs in Rotterdam.
The Sabres outscored the Cannoneers 11-3 in the second quarter to take a 21-14 halftime lead, and they held on to advance to a quarterfinal match-up with No. 13 Fonda-Fultonville Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Tamarac High School.
Payton Graber scored 21 points, and Haley Burchhardt contributed nine points for Schalmont. Makayla Milligan had nine points for Watervliet.
Fonda-Fultonville upended No. 4 Voorheesville 58-42 in another opening round game Saturday. Continue reading “Scenes from Section 2 Class B girls basketball: Schalmont advances to quarterfinals past Watervliet”
Cohoes outscored Cobleskill-Richmondville 9-3 in overtime to pull out a 54-48 victory in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Friday, Feb. 1.
Trailing 23-19 at halftime, Cohoes pulled even by outscoring Cobleskill-Richmondville 26-22 in the second half. Olivia Huneau led the Tigers’ charge with 18 points, while Maggie Saunders contributed 12 points.
In other Colonial Council action. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk cruised past Albany Academy for Girls 58-31 behind Lauren Sanderson’s 19 points. Aaliyah Juste scored nine points for Albany Academy. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Cohoes rallies to defeat Cobleskill-Richmondville in overtime”
Albany Academy for Girls used an 11-3 run in the first quarter and a 12-2 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Watervliet 39-31 Friday, Jan. 25, in a Colonial Council basketball game.
Mianna Jackson and Meleena Ottati each scored 11 points for the Bears. Amia Maldonado led the Cannoneers with nine points.
In other Colonial Council action, Voorheesville posted a 52-47 victory over Cobleskill-Richmondville. Lily Zanello had 13 points, and Olivia Barringer contributed 12 points for the Blackbirds. Sabrina Pressley paced the Bulldogs with 27 points. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: A strong start and a strong finish propel Albany Academy past Watervliet”
Catholic Central used a 23-4 run in the third quarter to break open a close game and defeat Albany Academy for Girls 48-30 Friday, Jan. 18, in a Colonial Council girls basketball game.
Sarah Mattefield netted 17 points, and Riqiya Harris contributed 11 points for the Crusaders, who clung to a 19-16 halftime lead. Aaliyah Juste had 15 points for Albany Academy.
Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Cobleskill-Richmondville defeated Schalmont 44-32 at home. The Bulldogs outscored the Sabres 11-2 in the third quarter to take control.
Sabrina Pressley scored 15 points for Cobleskill-Richmondville. Payton Graber led Schalmont with 16 points, and Emily Lenehan added 10 points. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Big third quarter run propels Catholic Central past Albany Academy for Girls”
Breanna Lott converted on a traditional three-point play with two seconds left to give Mohonasen a 57-55 victory over Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Lott hit the go-ahead basket and was fouled on the play. She then converted on the ensuing free throw to give the Mighty Warriors their two-point margin of victory.
Lott finished with 16 points, while Jordyn Caldwell contributed 14 points for Mohonasen. Grace Engel had 19 points, and Sara Hotaling added 12 points for RCS. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Breanna Lott’s three-point play lifts Mohonasen past RCS”
Payton Graber could not be stopped, as she poured in 40 points to lead Schalmont to a 53-42 victory over Voorheesville Friday, Jan. 11, in a Colonial Council girls basketball game.
Graber made five three-pointers for the Sabres, who used a 22-5 run in the third quarter to take control. Graber also made 11 of her 13 free throws.
Lily Zanello sank four three-pointers on her way to a 15-point night, and Olivia Barringer contributed 14 points for Voorheesville. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Payton Graber’s big night leads Schalmont past Voorheesville”
Watervliet scored the final five points of the game to defeat Lansingburgh 58-52 in a Colonial Council girls basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Raynelle Davis scored 13 points, and Makayla Milligan contributed 12 points for the Cannoneers. Autumn Anderson netted 14 points for the Lady Knights, who closed the gap to one point with less than one minute left in the fourth quarter. Patience Riley chipped in with 11 points for Lansingburgh, and Madison Teta added 10 points.
Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Catholic Central pulled away late to defeat Voorheesville 48-42. Sarah Mattefield had 12 points, and Riqiya Harris added 11 points for the Crusaders. Olivia Barringer poured in 19 points for the Blackbirds. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Watervliet pulls away late to defeat Lansingburgh”
Albany Academy for Girls built a 19-9 lead in the first quarter and hung on for a 56-48 victory over Lansingburgh Tuesday, Dec. 18, in a Colonial Council girls basketball game.
Meleena Ottati netted 15 points, Sarah Richardson contributed 14 points and Aaliyah Juste added 13 points for Albany Academy for Girls. Madison Teta scored 16 points to lead three Lansingburgh players in double digits. Patience Riley had 14 points, and Autumn Anderson recorded 11 points.
Voorheesville defeated Mohonasen 57-48 in another Colonial Council clash. Olivia Barringer poured in 32 points for the Blackbirds, while Breanna Lott scored 16 points for the Mighty Warriors. Shiya Hunter added 14 points for Mohonasen. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Albany Academy for Girls defeats Lansingburgh; Voorheesville gets past Mohonasen”
Cobleskill-Richmondville outscored Albany Academy for Girls 18-11 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 51-43 victory Friday, Dec. 14, in a Colonial Council girls basketball game.
Ellia Dannible and Jess Meade each scored 12 points for Cobleskill-Richmondville, which held a one-point halftime lead. Aaliyah Juste netted 21 points, and Mianna Jackson added 12 points for Albany Academy for Girls.
Elsewhere in the Colonial Council, Voorheesville won a defensive battle against Cohoes by pulling away for a 44-23 victory. The Blackbirds outscored the Tigers 25-9 in the second half to take command of the game.
Olivia Barringer had 13 points, and Claudia Reilly contributed 10 points for Voorheesville. Olivia Huneau scored 12 points for Cohoes. Continue reading “Colonial Council girls basketball: Cobleskill-Richmondville rallies past Albany Academy for Girls”